Category: storage

VMware Horizon View on Acropolis Hypervisor

One of the submissions for the Nutanix Coding Challenge is quite interesting from a VDI point of view. The team at EZDC Automation used the self-service engine from vCloud Automation Center (vRA) to automate the creation and customization of desktops using the Acropolis API’s and making them available in VMware Horizon View for use. In this case Horizon View is handling …

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Nutanix All Flash, Only When Required – VM Pinning

Nutanix continues to innovate at an incredible pace, with new features released every few months. All that is possible only because the data and management fabrics are completely independent from the hypervisor, not in-kernel. This enforced detachment has also allowed Nutanix to implement features such as non-disruptive upgrades for the entire stack, including drivers, firmware …

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Why we all love Virtualization and Hyperconvergence… it’s Transformational

I remember the day I saw my first vMotion – unbelievable it has been that long ago – but now VM live migration is a standard for all hypervisors. When we all decided to adopt virtualization we had some clear benefits in mind, and those boil down fundamentally to better resource utilization, reduced datacenter footprint, …

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